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Referral Trackers, What are they and how are they used to earn money?

Updated on September 28, 2014
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I first became interested in referral trackers when I asked a question about them in the forum and only received two replies with links to associated hub pages. I started to do research and I found that this is really a difficult subject to describe, because it is abstract, hard to visualize, and it's very easy to have different names for the same thing.

This hub page is an attempt at tying all that information together into one place. If I'm successful in this endeavor, you will learn what referral tracking is all about but were afraid to ask. At the end of this hub I give credit to hubbers whose information I've used as the resource for this hub.

So What is a Referral Tracker?

A Referral Tracker is a special hyperlink that contains a code that is unique to your account so that you can earn money for referring someone to either your hub pages or to someone else's hub page. The format of a referral tracker has three parts.

Part 1 looks like this: "Your domain name. http://hubpages.com."

Part 2 is a variable Tracking Token that is unique to your account. The tracking token is how hub Page's knows that the hyperlink is yours. A default tracking token is created for you when you first create your account. You can also create your own tracking token so that you can keep track of your links. Creating your own tracking token will be described later in this article.

Part 3 is the page that you want the traffic to link to.

A Real Referral Tracker

Here is a referral tracker that will direct traffic to my hub page called What is Citizens United.

http://peoplepower73.hubpages.com/_h1p6xwngo50r/hub/What-is-Citizens-United

Now let's break it down.

My domain is: http://peoplepower73.hubpages.com/

My default Tracking Token is: _h1p6xwngo50r/ Notice the underscore before the h1.This is required for syntax.

My page that I want the traffic to link to is: What-is-Citizens-United

Here is a link that will direct traffic to hub pages tour page which introduces hub pages to the uninitiated and then they can sign up

Note: If you are already signed up to hub pages, clicking on this link will redirect you to your own hub page. However, if you do not have an account, it will take you to the tour page.

hubpages.com/tour/hubpages

Creating a Tracking Token

This video below shows you how to create a tracking token. Please double-click on it to enlarge it and then view it at full screen.

Linking referral trackers to other hub pages

This video below will show you how to link to another's hubpage with a referral tracket so that you can direct traffic to another web page and earn money as well. Please double-click on it to enlarge it and then view it at full screen.

Earning Terms for Referring Hubbers to Other's Hub Pages

If you (Party A) refer someone to another's hub page (Party B), as shown in the video you just viewed, you will receive a percentage of the total impressions. There is no hubbing necessary.

  • If the hubber who wrote the hub (Party B) was referred to hub pages by someone else (Party C), you (Party A) will receive 9% of the total impressions
  • If nobody referred this hubber (Party B), you (Party A) will receive 12% of the total impressions.

Sorry about the party A and B business, but even I get confused when I read this.

There is a time limit window for this type of referral. If someone clicks on your referral tracker to a specific hub, you are entitled to the traffic referral impressions for 120 minutes. This is because there may be multiple hubbers referring people to a specific hub. No other referral tracker is allowed during that 120 minute window. This is called the "first dibs rule."

Referral Tracker Activity

Below is a screen capture of the Referral Tracker Activity screen. That first column list all the tracking tokens that you created.

  • Hubs are currently published Hubs,
  • Traffic to Hubs reflects data on all Hubs created by users credited to you whether currently published or not. All earnings from the tracker program are credited directly to your AdSense, HubPages Ad Program, eBay, and Amazon affiliate accounts.
  • Traffic views accumulate when somebody that clicked on your tracker views any Hub.

Credits

I want to recognize and give credit to the following hubbers whose information I've used as a resource for this hub:

  • darkside
  • hubpages.com
  • tritrain
  • sophia-angelique
  • megmccormick

If I have left anything out or there is something that is inaccurate, or confusing, please comment and let me know; or just comment in any case.

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      Edgar Arkham 5 years ago from Modesto, CA

      Thank you for sharing! Any information that helps is always welcome!

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      L.L. Woodard 5 years ago from Oklahoma City

      I think you've done a complete job of explaining referral trackers.

      Voted up and SHARED.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Thanks for the comment Edgar.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      L.L. Thanks , this was not the easiest hub to write. I hope I covered everything.

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      Leese Wright 5 years ago from Manchester, UK

      You did a great job of explaining what a referral tracker is and how to use it. It's definitely a lot of information to take in but you managed to put it into simple English and made it easy to understand. The videos were definitely a good idea, too!

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      Lauryallan 5 years ago

      There is something I am not quite clear on about Referral Trackers... Am I supposed to use them when linking to my own Hubs?

      Also if you do does that mean you could end up with more than the 60% impressions? Sorry I don't know know how else to ask this question as it's so confusing.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      thank you sidewinder. I appreciate the comments.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Lauryallan, sorry I've taken so long to reply, but I'm in Maui on vacation. With everything that I have read, the only time the 60% applies is when someone new signs up to hub pages. If you refer someone to your hub page with your referral tracker, I would think you would get 100% of the impressions. It's a great question and you may want to submit it to the forum and if necessary, I'll update my hub page. Thanks for SHARING

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      Lauryallan 5 years ago

      Not a problem PP73. I'll ask in the forum as you suggested.

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      Very informative and useful, I never could understand a referral tracker. Voted up.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Good to see you again. I'm glad I could help with RSS feeds and referral trackers. I love hub pages. It's very satisfying to help people.

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      Charles 5 years ago from Wales, UK

      Concise information, that's great

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Electro- I'm glad you appreciated it. I'll be visiting your profile in a minute.

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      Nancy Yager 5 years ago from Hamburg, New York

      Thanks so much. I did not even realize that when I was linking to other peoples hubs. I was helping them and myself. Ironically, found this page from a link in someones hub.

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      Christy Birmingham 5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is a very helpful and well-written hub. Thank-you!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Well written and easy to follow directions! The best referral tracker hub I've read on HP's. Voted UP and Useful!!

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      Brandym2012 5 years ago from PA

      Valuable information! Thank you very much for sharing this hub.

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      hewzay 5 years ago from Figueres

      Very useful and well explained..thanks a lot!

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      hewzay, Brandym2012, Sunshine625, ChristyWrites, and Lipnancy: Thank you all so much. I'm glad I could be of service to all of you. It's quite an honor to see so many hubbers commenting on this hub. Those of you I'm not currently following, I will visit your hubs. Thanks for SHARING.

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      StricktlyDating 5 years ago from Australia

      Great work, and really useful information!

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      I'm glad you found it useful. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Nancy Yager 5 years ago from Hamburg, New York

      How in the world did you ever figure this out?

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Lipnancy: I was trying to learn it from other hub pages, but the total information was not in one place. So I compiled all the information I could find and then developed my hub page as I learned it. If you read my profile, you will see that I used to do this sort of thing for a living...that helps. Thanks for dropping by. I appreciate your comments.

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      Andrew Spacey 5 years ago from Near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire,UK

      So glad you created the videos - for complete idiots like myself having a visual with clear explanation is the difference between understanding and confusion! Really appreciate this hub, many thanks.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      chef-de-jour: I'm glad you liked it. I was on Google Analytics today and I found I'm really earning money from the referrals...not a lot, but this is just the start. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Charles 5 years ago from Wales, UK

      The info is still here! Great! Since last time I used a referral tracker (info I got from this hub) I've forgotten the syntax... methinks it's time to Diigo or Delicious it :-) Actually, why is it so hard to find an explanation of the syntax from the Hubpages help files?

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      RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

      Thanks much for putting this together for us. Will be back to it, for sure.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      The best Referral Tracker hub on HubPages! Stopping by to share it again with my fellow hubbers.

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      Melody Trent 5 years ago from United States

      Awesome, this is great. I loved the videos! You have taken the mystery out, and that is a great thing! Keep up the good work!

      Voted up and bookmarked for future sharing!

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      RTalloni: I'm glad I can help. Thanks for dropping by.

      Electro-Denizen: I think the information is fragmented and spread over several hubs. That's why I had the need to consolidate it in one place.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Thanks for dropping by. I'm glad I can help.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      You are so welcome. Thanks for the vote up.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      It took me forever to learn how to link Hubs. I finally got it! Thanks for this great info. It really helped me link from my blog to HP. I vote this Hub UP, etc.

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      Lot Rillera 5 years ago from Philippines

      wow this so informative, even me didn't know about this. thanks for sharing. L.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Voted up, useful, and awesome. Class "A" article. Very informative page. Will keep this page handy.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      mary615: I'm glad this hub showed you the way to link your blogs to HP. Thanks for stopping in.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Lot Rillera: Your are welcome. I'm glad to be of service.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      thelyricwriter: Wow! That's a class "A" comment from a Level 8 Commenter. Glad I could help.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      This is a very informative hub--and so clearly laid out. Thank you!

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      AudreyHowitt: Thank you, I hope this helps you in earning more from hub pages.

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      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      I am still trying to learn all this stuff. thanks for the help and for your time!

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      NickSimpson 5 years ago from Jacksonville, Illinois

      Great hub and killer useful information!

      Thanks,

      Nick

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      rebeccamealey: You are welcome. I hope you get to try out referral trackers. They really work.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Nick: Thanks for your comments. Always happy to help.

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      asmaiftikhar 5 years ago from Pakistan

      nice job

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      Grace Whites 5 years ago from Manalapan, New Jersey, USA

      You have create a good presentation of your hubs. Thanks for sharing. Good hub!

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Grace Whites: Thanks for comments. I hope this helps you. I read your profile and I know you have a software background. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      asmalftikhar: Thanks for the compliment. I hope this helps you.

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      Christy Birmingham 5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Hello, I have just linked to this great hub of yours in my latest hub about earning money at HubPages. Thanks for your great hub. Take care.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      ChristyWrites: I'm honored to have you link to my hub. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Mary Craig 5 years ago from New York

      Geeze, I've been in the dark all this time but you, peoplepower, have turned on the light and not just one, you've lit up my whole room. Your hub is so informative and your videos great! This is really superb and I hope everyone reads it.

      Voted up, useful and interesting and SHARED with my followers!

      Now the problem I find is with the new hub pages layout, I don't see the SHARE button anymore???

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      Ashish Joshi 5 years ago from India

      Thank you so much for this information..

      I had read about referral to the signup page but didn't know about using referral token for directing traffic to a hub.

      'Useful', and 'up'.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      tillsontitan: Thank you so much for the comments. I love it when I turn on people's lights. It's even better when I can light up a whole room. You can still shares hubs by clicking on the HubPages Follwers button that on the right side of the page below the Pin It button. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      ashish04joshi: Glad to give you the additional information. Thanks for the vote.

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      Ashish Joshi 5 years ago from India

      Thanks a lot Sir...I'll surely implement upon your advice.

      I'm still learning about writing online, and it's really encouraging to receive support and suggestions from the veterans here.

      Thanks for the gesture again.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      ashish04joshi: you are welcome!

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      LBeautystar 5 years ago from Far Far Away

      Thanks for the info. I've been on Hubpages for a while, however, never really used the referral tracking. Extra income is something I could use.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      LBeautystar: Happy to help. I hope you earn lots of extra money!

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      Neil Sperling 5 years ago from Port Dover Ontario Canada

      very well done - love the addition of your videos showing steps.

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      Mike Russo 5 years ago from Placentia California

      Neil Sperling: Thanks for stopping by. I'm glad I could help. Happy referral tracking!

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      Rema T V 4 years ago from Chennai, India

      Great hub; so useful and informative. I never knew there was so much to referral trackers as explained in this hub. Very well presented with excellent videos to help me understand the way it is done. Thank you peoplepower for the great help. Sharing it because it deserves to be. Cheers, Rema.

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      remaniki: I'm glad you found it helpful and thanks for sharing.

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      mismazda 4 years ago from a southern georgia peach

      Very useful..thanks for the insight..voted up and sharing..:)

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      mismazda: I'm glad you found it informative. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Christy Parks 4 years ago from St. Peters, Missouri

      I am a very visual person - so watching your videos really helped! Thanks!!

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      Parksie: I glad it helped. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words! Thanks for dropping by.

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      viveresperando 4 years ago from A Place Where Nothing Is Real

      Saw this, going to have to go through the videos, bookmarked it. ... Lol got 2 minutes and I have to go to work... Will be back! :)

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      viveresperando : Looking forward to seeing you.

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      Ray Williams 4 years ago from Little Rock, Arkansas

      Thanks. I really needed this. Had no clue what this was.

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      GiancarloLorenzo: Glad I could help. Thanks for stopping by.

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      Kimberly Vaughn 4 years ago from Midwest

      I have been trying to figure this out for a couple months! It is so much easier to understand with a video demonstration. Thanks!

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      Kimberly Vaughn: I''m glad I could help. Thanks for stopping by.

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      Chantele Cross-Jones 4 years ago from Cardiff

      I was a little confused by the referral tracker to start with as could work out how to use it, but thanks for clearing that up. I can see how it could be a great way to make additional income, as well as bringing more traffic and writers to Hubpages

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      daisydayz: Thanks for stopping by. I'm glad I could help.

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      Thalia Bhandari 4 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      Thanks for the step by step video instructions. They have made me clear on referral tracking. Have a lovely day...cheers Thalia

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      Thalia: Thanks for the comments. I'm glad to help. You have a nice day as well, cheers, MIke

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      Joseph Muendo 4 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      Thanks for the information

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      You are welcome. I'm honored to have someone from Nairobi Kenya read my hub. Thank you so much for dropping by.

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      collegedad 4 years ago from The Upper Peninsula

      Great information! Shared!!

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      collegedad: Thank you and good luck with the referral trackers.

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      Megan Sisko 4 years ago from SW Florida

      Great hub! Sharing with my feloow hubbers.

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      wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

      Still lots to learn for me on HubPages. Thanks for much for this information.

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      RIJAS 4 years ago from KANNUR-KERALA-INDIA

      it's very useful hub . really i was looking for information about referral tracker. now my all doubt cleared .. thanks ..

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      Learning in Life : Happy to help and thanks for sharing.

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      wetnosedogs : You are welcome. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      rijashamza: I'm glad to have cleared up your doubts. Thank you for your comments.

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      Romel Tarroza 4 years ago from Pearl of the Orient Sea

      I'm still new in hubpages and basically this tutorial helps a lot.. Thanks for sharing your idea...

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      livewirez: You are welcome. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Marlene Bertrand 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

      You have provided a lot of tips that are quite helpful. For instance, I didn't know about time limit of 120 minutes. I am glad I found your hub about referral links.

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      MarleneB: I'm glad I could be of help. There were so many bits and pieces of information scattered about on various hub pages, it was like putting together a puzzle. Thanks for stopping by.

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      Anna Sternfeldt 4 years ago from Svenljunga, Sweden

      Good to read! But why is it so few hubbers actually have a referral link to hubpages on their hubs? I haven't seen many at all. It seems like a good option to me to have it on hubs where people not being members may end up reading....or have I missed out on something? Is it more convenient to have the referral link in emails or on other forums?

      By the way peoplepower73, the link ending with /tour/hubpages above is broken. Sure, you can copy the text..but I suppose the point must be to be able to click directly :)

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      Anna Sternfeldt: It's complex and there are many variables and parts to it. Also there are other hubs that have just bits and pieces of how to use it. That's why I created this hub. The link is not broken. If you are already signed in as a user on hub pages, it will just take you to your hub page. However, it you don't have a hub page account, it will take you to the tour page. I sent my wife the link because she does not have an account and it took her to the tour page. Thanks for pointing that out, I'll insert a note to that effect. Thank you for dropping by..

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      Anna Sternfeldt 4 years ago from Svenljunga, Sweden

      Thanks for your quick reply! And thanks for explaining for a newbie like me :-) It is so good to have patient and knowledgable people helping. Good work my friend!

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      Kelly Jakob 4 years ago from Tennessee

      Thank you so much. I am a newbie and I have read the instructions on referral trackers in the learning center and it just went right over my head. I now understand.

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      strong woman 71: I'm glad I could help. When I was learning it, I had to struggle with it myself, but sometimes that is good because then it can be appreciated even more by others. Thanks for the comments and dropping by.

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      Mel Jay 4 years ago from Australia

      Thank you so much for making sense of this very confusing aspect of hubpages! You set it out beautifully and made it easy to understand - much appreciated, Mel

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      Mike Russo 4 years ago from Placentia California

      Mel Jay: Thank you so much. Glad I could help. It's nice to have someone visit from Australia.

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      Mike Russo 3 years ago from Placentia California

      Per hub pages Style Tips, I removed all references and links to sign-up pages: "We recommend removing all "Sign up for HubPages" links.pages."

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      Suzette Walker 3 years ago from Taos, NM

      Very helpful. I never knew how to do this exactly. Your instructions are easy to follow and the videos are great. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us. This is very helpful, informative, and interesting!

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      Mike Russo 3 years ago from Placentia California

      suzettenaples: I'm glad I could help. Thanks for stopping by.

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      awordlover 3 years ago

      You wrote this link in your hub

      http://hubpagtes/_h1p6xwngo50r/user/new/

      However, the link is broken because of mispelling and leads no where.

      Jillian Burns, from awordlover's team

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      Mike Russo 3 years ago from Placentia California

      Jillian: Thank you so much for this comment. After fiddling with trying to make the tracking token work, I noticed in the "Need Some Goals" Section there was a recommendation that said not to use referral trackers for sign-ups. I had no idea the policy had changed. I removed any reference to referral trackers for sign-up. Thanks again.

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      victoria1800 3 years ago from Whitechapel UK

      Thank you for sharing. I found your hub very informative.

      I saw the link to your hub when I was reading through Q&A on referral trackers.

      You answered all my questions. Great job :-)

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      Mike Russo 3 years ago from Placentia California

      victoria1800: Thank you for your comments. I'm glad I could help.

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      Kirsti A. Dyer 2 years ago from Northern California

      Thank you. I was wondering what this was.

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      Mike Russo 2 years ago from Placentia California

      I hope this helped. It may be a little out of date because hub pages has made minor changes, but the concept has stayed the same. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Stephen J Parkin 2 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

      Thank you this is the only explanation of the tracker that makes any sense to me!

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      Mike Russo 2 years ago from Placentia California

      Dressage Husband: Thanks I'm glad to hear it. I had to put many pieces together from many other hubs in order for it to make sense to me as well. Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it.

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      Greensleeves Hubs 2 weeks ago from Essex, UK

      Thanks for this. I still don't fully understand - particularly the Referral Tracker Activity chart - but it does help, and adds one more piece to the very confusing picture of Google earnings, which I'm trying to learn all about. Alun

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      Mike Russo 2 weeks ago from Placentia California

      Greensleeves: You are welcome, but I'm not sure Hub Pages uses referral trackers anymore.

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